Credit Control and Sales Ledger Assistant


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May 12, 2022
Job Type
£22000 - £26000 per annum
Start date
Contact Name
Carl Angilly
Contact Email


Company Details and Job Overview:

Kenton Black Finance have partnered with an established family run business in the Blackburn area. Our Client have grown drastically since there inception over 50 years ago and are continuing to forge new relationships to further strengthen their position in the market.
They now seek to appoint a Credit Control & Sales Ledger Assistant on a permanent, full time basis to join their already experienced team. So if you have at least 2 years experience in a similar role, and you're seeking a new challenge with a supportive and respected business, then please get in touch.

Your New Role as the Credit Control & Sales Ledger Assistant:

As the Credit Control & Sales Ledger Assistant you will report to the Finance Manager, carrying out the following duties:-

• Evaluation of new customer credit applications for approval by the Finance and General Manager
• Maintaining existing and creating new customer accounts, maintaining appropriate levels and terms of credit
• Emailing and checking the invoice previews prior to producing the invoices
• Raising weekly and month end sales invoices using Insphire software and posting to Sage
• Resolving invoice queries and disputes both internally, liaising with depots, and externally with customers and processing credit notes in a timely manner
• Ensuring the correct nominal and VAT codes are being used
• Emailing/posting monthly statements
• Credit control daily to keep the debtor days and cash collection within target
• Posting customer receipts to the customer ledgers and completing the bank reconciliation
• Scanning and electronic storage of customer application forms and remittance advices
• Managing and collecting debts from company debtors
• Maintaining the cash collection spreadsheet
• Maintain the log of credit notes and reasons
• Maintain stolen machines spreadsheet, raise insurance claim and 2/3rd rates invoices and chase up
• Daily bank reconciliation for the invoice finance account
• Daily banking email
• Chasing customers HIP insurance on renewal and for new customers
• Maintaining strong business relationships with customers
• Reviewing procedures and systems to identify improvement opportunities
• Any other duties as reasonably requested by the Finance Manager

Experience & Qualifications Required to Apply:

To be considered for this position, you must have:-
• Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal
• Self discipline and motivation with the ability to resume responsibility and act on own initiative
• Be well organised and pro-active
• Attention to detail
• Good team working skills
• The ability to work to deadlines
• An aptitude for IT – knowledge of software like Excel, Sage 200 and Outlook

Salary and Reward on Offer:

You will be paid a competitive salary and be given the opportunity to work for a stable and secure business, that will enable you to enhance your career. You will be offered an excellent holiday package, a pension, ongoing training and on-site parking.

This vacancy is being handled by Carl Angilly at Kenton Black Finance. Please apply for immediate consideration.

Kenton Black Finance operate across the UK as a market leading recruitment partner, specialising in the attraction of finance talent across both permanent and interim requirements. With a team of dedicated experts, each with longevity operating in the finance arena, we maintain a proven track record and have established partnerships with businesses both large, small and those in their infancy. As market leaders, we provide recruitment solutions from entry level finance to directorship professionals. Operating from local offices in Preston, Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham and Glasgow, Kenton Black Finance remain a dynamic and effective recruitment partner who represent and attract only the finest finance talent in the local area and across the UK.

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